Opinion

RENNER: ReACT cancer study marks progress in fighting disease

RENNER: ReACT cancer study marks progress in fighting disease

There is good news in the cancer world — on Saturday, The Wall Street Journal reported about one of the “first cancer vaccines to show a survival benefit.” Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. is a company that works to create drug therapies that will target cancer. It operates on the “fundamental scientific belief that harnessing the power of the immune system would […]

by Elise Renner· · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion
BENNAIM: On the need for campaign finance reform

BENNAIM: On the need for campaign finance reform

If you have been following the 2016 U.S. presidential debates, you may have heard the phrase “campaign finance reform.” This type of reform comes up pretty often and is part of the demagoguery meant to entice voters. In reality, campaign finance reform is a vague concept, like comprehensive immigration reform or the promise to rebuild the tax system. So what […]

by Amid Bennaim· · 1 comment · Columns, Opinion
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In response to “Governor Baker supports reform for Department of Children and Families”

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In response to “Governor Baker supports reform for Department of Children and Families”

Letters to the Editor do not reflect the editorial opinion of The Daily Free Press. They are solely the opinion of the author. Dear Editor: When reading your article, “Governor Baker supports reform for Department of Children and Families” it stated in the article there are real issues that have to be addressed to support Baker’s new policy’s to allow DCF […]

by Editors· · 0 comments · Letters to Editor, Opinion
OP-ED: Sophoclean righteousness bended: Obama’s standpoint on ISIS

OP-ED: Sophoclean righteousness bended: Obama’s standpoint on ISIS

Op-eds do not reflect the editorial opinion of The Daily Free Press. They are solely the opinion of the author. Athens, the top force in Greece in 431 BC, battled Sparta in commencement of the Peloponnesian War. With Athens’ robust economy, advantageousness to trade due to Piraeus, the port from which many nations and empires benefitted, and well-equipped military, their victory […]

by Editors· · 0 comments · Op-Ed, Opinion
EDITORIAL: Camaraderie in Boy Scouts should not permit gender discrimination

EDITORIAL: Camaraderie in Boy Scouts should not permit gender discrimination

A group of 10 to 13-year-old girls in the “liberal-minded community” of Santa Rosa, California, told Boy Scouts of America leaders this month that they “want in.” The girls, who call themselves the Unicorns, have said that they want to participate in programs like the Boy Scouts do, rather than selling cookies.  “None of them want to be boys — […]

by Editors· · 2 comments · Editorial, Opinion
EDITORIAL: McCafé in historic Chinese building cheapens rich history

EDITORIAL: McCafé in historic Chinese building cheapens rich history

Chinese residents are furious after a McCafé franchise opened inside a historic 84-year-old villa located in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. The building briefly housed Chiang Ching-kuo, former Taiwanese president and son of former Chinese Nationalist Party leader Chiang Kai-shek. In the building’s long history, Ching-kuo stayed in the villa for a month during the Chinese Civil War before the […]

by Editors· · 0 comments · Editorial, Opinion
OP-ED: A Student Government proposal riddled with anti-Semitism

OP-ED: A Student Government proposal riddled with anti-Semitism

Op-eds do not reflect the editorial opinion of The Daily Free Press. They are solely the opinion of the author. Editor’s Note: We have reason to believe that some of the quotations included in the originally-published version of this Op-ed may have been inaccurate and unsuitable for publication. The article has been edited to reflect this change. As many are aware, this […]

by Editors· · 8 comments · Op-Ed, Opinion
WILSHERE: Tinder is the night

WILSHERE: Tinder is the night

It was 10 a.m. on Saturday morning and the light peeked into my dorm. As birds melodically chirped and marathoners finished their last laps, I got a message on Tinder. Saving my relatives from the expletives I encountered, I will not mention some of specific messages I received. I scrolled through different messages from boys with names like Jon or […]

by Meredith Wilshere· · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion
OP-ED: On the millennial relationship

OP-ED: On the millennial relationship

 Op-eds do not reflect the editorial opinion of The Daily Free Press. They are solely the opinion of the author. Millennial thinking has formed a modern-day generation. It has turned us into a progressive group that has resulted in an era of technological innovation, productive thinking and equality that has instilled feminist thinking, enhanced self-expression and freedom. It has turned […]

by Editors· · 1 comment · Op-Ed, Opinion
OP-ED: How Instagram is damaging the self-esteem of women

OP-ED: How Instagram is damaging the self-esteem of women

Op-eds do not reflect the editorial opinion of The Daily Free Press. They are solely the opinion of the author. Every time I scroll through my Instagram feed, I constantly come across pictures of celebrities and models that all have flawless bodies, skin, hair and makeup. How does this make me feel? Not so good. I catch myself thinking sometimes, […]

by Editors· · 0 comments · Op-Ed, Opinion